Before you transfer camcorder or record a home movie, you must purchase a blank DVD. Blanks DVDs is available at many computer and consumer electronics stores, as well as online. Many stores even offer free shipping on your blank DVD. Blanks DVDs has the exact same quality and performance as the ones containing the original tapes. These blank DVDs can only be used once and must be taken to a professional to have them replaced with new blank DVDs. Blanks DVDs does not work as good as the original ones and therefore it is best to use the original ones. These discs are also very expensive, so be prepared to pay an arm and a leg for one blank DVD.
If you’re looking to record your family vacation memories on a blank DVD, a camcorder that has a camcorder port on the back is recommended. Camcorders have a slot where a blank DVD can be inserted. Most camcorders come with a camcorder port, but if yours doesn’t, be sure to check before you make your purchase. After inserting the blank DVD into the camcorder, turn it on and wait for it to boot up. When it does, you will see the menu option of “Recording Movies on Your PC.” Select this and your blank DVD will start recording.
Some blank DVD’s require you to download the software necessary to edit the video on it. If you don’t have this software installed already, you may want to search the internet for videos and movies that you would like to include on your blank DVD. You can then search for a company that offers software that you can download and use to edit the video of your choice. Once you have downloaded and installed this software, it’s easy to edit your blank DVD to the exact look that you want.